In Loving Memory of Mrs. Dean Wright

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Earlier this year, my mother was diagnosed with brain cancer and many of you have heard me speak on what an amazing testimony to the Christian walk she was in life and especially so after receiving her diagnosis.  Momma went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 12.  She passed away at her home in Tallapoosa, Georgia, just …

Inspiration From the Words of My Dying Mom!

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I was in Germany, on my way to a speaking engagement in Belgium when I got the news. I knew mom had not been communicating clearly at times lately, sometimes forgetting basic details or getting people’s names confused. Some of it was understandable since she was in her 70’s. We passed it off as old age, maybe the beginning stages …

Six Keys to a Lasting Marriage

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Lisa and I recently celebrated our 31st anniversary in marriage. When we decided to get married, numerous “naysayers” said the “odds were against us,” and they were not wrong. On the day of our wedding, Lisa had just turned 16 years of age, and I had been 18 for four days. She was the only “wife” on the school bus …

How to Make Everyday “AMAZING”!

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When your feet hit the floor each morning, immediately have “smile practice”! Hundreds of people observe your facial expression, and at that very moment it adds a “plus” or a “minus” to their emotional account for the day. Your look of joy or misery is extremely powerful! Make sure your facial expression is always a “plus”! Say, “God, I’m amazed, …